Bolsonaro tries to clear his environmental villain image in the USA

The president, a supporter of the economic exploitation of natural reserves and indigenous lands, shaped his speech for the climate meeting and pledged to end illegal deforestation in Brazil by 2030.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, will participate this Thursday in the climate change summit convened by his US counterpart, Joe Biden, an appointment where he will try to get rid of the image of environmental villain amid growing pressure from the international community.

The leader of the Brazilian conservative right has been forced to moderate the tone of his environmental policy after the arrival to power of Biden, whose victory he initially refused to recognize after insinuating there was fraud in the U.S. elections.

With the summit as a backdrop, Bolsonaro took the first . . .

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